Monday, February 8, 2010

Texas vs the Nation Off the Field Notes

- Texas vs the Nation CEO Kenny Hansmire is in talks to add another college football all-star game.

- According to NFL Scouts down in El Paso, the East-West Shrine Game is rumored to be going out of business.

- There where over 120 NFL scouts in El Paso for the Texas vs the Nation game including Packers GM Ted Thompson.

- 93 % of last years players that played in the Texas vs the Nation game went on to sign an NFL contract, 111 out of 119.

- That number should be around the same this year if not higher.

- One of the bigger NFL draft expert to be in attendance was former NFL player Corey Chavous, owner of He also worked for NFL Network on this years Senior Bowl coverage, and has also been on ESPN and NFL Network NFL Draft coverage.

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